Radiology 2019 12 15;293(3):656-663. Epub 2019 Oct 15.
From the Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Ave, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118 (A.J.K., F.W.R., A.M.M., L.E.D., M.D.C., A.G.); Department of Radiology, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) and University Hospital Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany (F.W.R.); Department of Radiology, Veterans Affairs Hospital, Boston, Mass (L.E.D., A.G.); and Institute of Sports Imaging, French National Institute of Sports (INSEP), Paris, France (M.D.C.).
Osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip and knee is among the most common joint disorders. Intra-articular corticosteroid (IACS) injections are frequently performed to treat OA and other joint-related pain syndromes; however, there is conflicting evidence on their potential benefit. There is a lack of prospective and large retrospective studies evaluating potential joint findings, including increased risk for accelerated OA progression or adverse joint events, after treatment with IACS injection. Read More